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We offer various educational and training resources, including:

Tennessee Urban Riparian Buffer Handbook

A practical guide to establishing healthy streamside buffers.

Tree Ordinances

Our counterparts in North Carolina hosted webinars on tree ordinances. Watch the videos here.

Storm Preparedness

Severe storms can take a toll on Tennessee’s trees. Tree owners are faced with the dilemma of trying to save or remove damaged trees.

UT Institute of Agriculture Extension: Urban Forestry

UT Extension provides expert information on tree and urban landscape care and maintenance for private citizens, municipalities, and industry.

Additional Resources

East Tennessee Nursery

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture's Division of Forestry manages the East Tennessee Nursery, which grows over 3 million seedlings each year to support reforestation and urban & community forestry goals.

Urban & Community Wood

Building a collaborative network to promote sustainable urban wood utilization throughout the State of Tennessee.